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Cutloose Bouldering Report

Benjamin de Charmoy and Marijus Šmigelskis had a rather successful day at Redhill’s Easter Island recently.

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India to open Himalayan peaks to foreign climbers

Mountaineers, rejoice: India will, for the first time, allow foreign climbers to scale more than 100 high-altitude peaks this summer in the Himalayan state of Kashmir.

Maja Vidmar 8b+ on-sight at Oliana, Spain

Maja Vidmar from Slovenia has carried out her first ever on-sight of an 8b+, Humildes pa casa 8b+ at Oliana, Spain

ClimbTech Co-Founder Falls 50ft Using ClimbTech Removable Bolt

ClimbTech Co-Founder proves the faith he has in his own company’s gear by falling 50 feet (though it may have been more like 60 or 70) off a rock overhang. Jeff Jackson, editor of Rock and Ice magazine, also gives his testimony to the faith he has in the ClimbTech Removable Bolt.

David Firnenburg (14) 8B Onsight

Young german climber David Firnenburg (14 ) onsighted his first 8b : Cubata + Chupito 3 euro at Margalef, sector Finestra.

Nalle’s Sisu-project

According to Nalle, this doesn’t represent the next level, but rather the next, next level!

Dirk Smith Slideshow Tonight – JHB

Dirk Smith is presenting a slideshow of his travels at the Johannesburg Section of the Mountain Club of South Africa this week Wednesday.


Goldrake, 9a+, the video

Short movie about Adam Ondra to Cornalba on the route Goldrake 9a+ and Extrasistole 8c+


Teen climber has big dreams – and patience

Kathmandu – If this 13-year-old American boy succeeds in his bid to climb Mount Everest, he has modest ambitions – pick a small piece of rock from the top of the world as a memento and wear it in a necklace.

Base jumper plunges to his death

A daredevil base jumper has died after plummeting to his death in the Cape Winelands.